Plant Care Casimiroa


About Casimiroa

Casimiroa is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.


Casimiroa edulis

Also known as

White sapote, Mexican apple and Cochitzapotl

How to care for Casimiroa


How often to water your Casimiroa

Water needs for Casimiroa
0.5 cups
every 9

Casimiroa needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Casimiroa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Casimiroa: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Casimiroa may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Casimiroa in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Casimiroa

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Casimiroa: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Casimiroa after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Casimiroa


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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